Examining Natural Mentoring Relationships (NMRs) among Self-Identified Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning (GBQ) Male Youth.

@article{Torres2012ExaminingNM,
  title={Examining Natural Mentoring Relationships (NMRs) among Self-Identified Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning (GBQ) Male Youth.},
  author={R. S. Torres and G. Harper and B. S{\'a}nchez and M. I. Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Children and youth services review},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          8-14
        }
}
  • R. S. Torres, G. Harper, +1 author M. I. Fernández
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Children and youth services review
  • Scholars have identified the presence of natural mentoring relationships (NMRs) as one of a set of protective factors that promote and protect the health and well-being of "at-risk" and marginalized youth. While this work has informed our understanding of the importance of NMRs for supporting youth and promoting positive development, it has only just begun to extend its inquiry focus onto the lives of same-sex attracted (SSA) youth (e.g., gay and bisexual youth). Thirty-nine in-depth interviews… CONTINUE READING
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